The Forgotten Sister; an explosive portrayal of family dynamics

The Forgotten Sister is an emotionally charged slow burner. This is a skillfully crafted novel about adoption. It is raw, thought-provoking and a definite must-read. I really felt for each of the characters as Caroline…

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The Strawberry Thief: beautifully stirring the senses

I was mesmerised reading The Strawberry Thief. It is such a beautiful and evocative read; truly enchanting. The Strawberry Thief is the latest Chocolat novel by Joanne Harris; and dare I say, I think it’s…

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Supernova Hangover: captivating insight into celebrity culture

Remember the late 1990s when we were immersed in Cool Britannia fever? When rock stars were invited to glitzy receptions at Downing Street, we seemed to be obsessed with the wedding of Posh and Becks…

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Good Samaritans: dark, disturbing and sexually charged

My God, Good Samaritans is so dark, so dirty and utterly immersive.  It is twisted; I mean really twisted. I have never read a book like this before. I think I still feel filthy from…

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Love & Fame; wit, humour and grief

When I was approached to take part in the blog tour of Love & Fame I was intrigued by both the description of the novel, a highly-strung comedy about love, fame, grief, show business and the…

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